How to get the transcript of a YouTube video

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Copy the YouTube URL

Copy the URL from the address bar of your web browser or right-click the video and select Copy Video URL

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Paste the URL above

Simply paste the copied YouTube video URL above and click “Get Video Transcript.

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View the Youtube Transcript

Instantly view, copy and download the transcript of the YouTube video without having to enter your email.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Go to YouTube and open the video that you want transcribed. Click the three dots below the video, next to the Share and Save buttons. Select “Show transcript” from the menu. Note that the transcript might not be available for every video.

Alternatively, visit tactiq.io/tools/youtube-transcript and enter the YouTube video URL you want a transcript for. Upon clicking “Get Video Transcript”, you’ll see a text-based transcript of the video.

Go to YouTube and open the video that you want to transcribe. Click the three dots below the video, next to the Share and Save buttons. Select “Show transcript” from the menu. The transcript will open in a side panel. You can scroll through the transcript or use the timestamps to jump to specific parts of the video. To download the transcript, select all of the text and copy it. Paste the text into a text editor or word processor (such as Microsoft Word or Google Docs). Save the file as a .txt or .doc file. Alternatively, visit tactiq.io/tools/youtube-transcript and enter the YouTube video URL you want a transcript for. After generating the transcript, you can simply download it as a .txt file.

Yes, YouTube video transcripts are available for free. YouTube transcripts are generated using automatic speech recognition technology. This means they are not always 100% accurate, but they are usually good enough for general purposes.

Transcripts are literal word-for-word transcription of the audio in a video. They are typically displayed below the video player but can also be downloaded as a text file. Transcripts are helpful for people who want to read along with the audio or who need to access the content of the video in a different format, such as text-to-speech.

Subtitles are a translation of the audio in a video into another language. They are typically displayed below the video player and can be turned on or off by the viewer. Subtitles are helpful for people who are learning a new language or watching a video in a language they do not understand.

Closed captions (CC) are similar to subtitles but are designed to be used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Closed captions are displayed on the video player in a larger font, often including additional information, such as speaker identification and sound effects.

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